Marginalizing Ron Paul

posted by
January 1, 2012
The Nation
by Robert Scheer  
Posted in Commentary, PND Commentary

"It is official now. The Ron Paul campaign, despite surging in the Iowa polls, is not worthy of serious consideration, according to a New York Times editorial; 'Ron Paul long ago disqualified himself for the presidency by peddling claptrap proposals like abolishing the Federal Reserve, returning to the gold standard, cutting a third of the federal budget and all foreign aid and opposing the Civil Rights Act of 1964.' That last item, along with the decade-old racist comments in the newsletters Paul published, is certainly worthy of criticism. But not as an alternative to seriously engaging the substance of Paul’s current campaign ..." (12/29/11)

http://www.thenation.com/article/165373/marginalizing-ron-paul  

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